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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
robert haigh  juliet of the spirits / the sitting of the last sema   Options   L.A.Y.L.A.H. Antirecord  1985  12"  0:00:00 ()
astor    alcor  kye  2013  LP  0:17:32 ()
diseno corbusier    perfido encanto  vinilisssimo  1985/2013  LP  0:26:46 ()
georgia asemic      georgia asemic  2013  LP  0:32:16 ()
nevai / wolcott  oscltr   Options wipe it off      LP  0:43:11 ()
eurythmics  le sinistre   Options the conny plank rework sessions  gronland  2013  12"  0:49:01 ()
cabaret voltaire  wait and shuffle   Options 2x45  rough trade  1982  12"  0:54:31 ()
snapper  death and weirdness in the surfing zone   Options s/t  flying nun  1988/2013  12"  1:01:59 ()
modern jazz  boom boom baby   Options ash wednesday and friends: love and other numbers 1980-1984  omni  1983/2013  CD  1:06:51 ()
sightings  take it in trade   Options terribly well  dais  2013  LP  1:07:00 ()
pussy galore  asshole   Options groovy hate fuck  shove  1986/2013  EP  1:11:01 ()
yanomamos  side 2   Options quizas  new alliance  1988  12"  1:15:04 ()
idea fire company    postcards  the anti naturals/swill radio  2013  LP  1:24:05 ()
ghedalia tazartes   SIDE C   Options check point charlie  holidays  1990/2012  LP  1:31:14 ()
peter king   sunshine lady   Options african dialects  secret stash  1979/2013  CD  1:46:52 ()
jason "malletman" taylor  my destiny   Options   mallet records  1987  12"  1:51:35 ()
verticle lines  theme from "beach boy"   Options   tuff city  1982  12"  1:57:06 ()
egyptian sports network  jai lai nightclub   Options interstitial luxor  pacific city sound visions  2013  12"  2:02:31 ()
steve hiett  down on the road by the beach   Options down on the road by the beach  cbs/sony  1983  LP  2:10:03 ()
clinton hensley  toys   Options tripping over pillows  stop//gap  2013  CD  2:19:53 ()
woo  swingtime   Options whichever way you are going you are going wrong  independent projects  1989  LP  2:24:14 ()
the minutemen    spin radio underground concert  spin underground / bbe  1985  LP  2:29:56 ()
hiss golden messenger service  sufferer (love my conqueror)   Options s/t  paradise of bachelors  2013  LP  2:55:05 ()
jeff keen    noise art  trunk  2012  CD  2:59:58 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:09am AndrewC.:

Wake up, JA!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:10am Looms:

Hello John and all! Hello skips!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:10am AndrewC.:

Much as I love the sound of the run out groove...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:11am George of Troy:

Morning all! Wasn't sure if the silence was intentional...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:11am AndrewC.:

Or was it all... part of the track? Oh, WFMU.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:13am John Allen:

i needed to flip the record. i can understand your concern. i am glad you are all there
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:25am Looms:

I am glad I'm here too; happy Victory Day to France!
  Wed. 5/8/13 6:34am ?:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 6:54am maestroso:

Eurythmics - I like this rework
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 7:01am Sigurdur:

Good morning.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 7:07am Sem Chumbo:

Hello, all.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 7:24am Looms:

Brilliant set, Mr. DJ.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 7:48am northguineahills:

arrrghhhh! missed ghedalia tazartes!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:05am Michele:

Good morning John and all!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:09am Cheri Pi:

Thanks and praise to JA! and you guys too.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:10am John Allen:

hey michele!. hey cp! gmorning all
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:20am fred:

Good morning everybody
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:27am Brian in UK:

Everybody Knows This is Nowhere.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:30am fred:

I saw Otomo Yoshihide yesterday. Unusual set, he played guitar most of the time. Pretty good, though I had an ear infection that spoiled some of it
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:30am Cheri Pi:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:30am Cheri Pi:

Wow that's awesome Fred!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:31am Cheri Pi:

Rock: detected.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:31am northguineahills:

Sweet, Fred, I love Otomo!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:31am Jim Devoid:

Good timing on this VH cover...think it's EVH's birthday!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:31am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...why are the Minutemen so brilliant & so many other bands...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:33am Cheri Pi:

what RRN63 said.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:33am Cheri Pi:

oooo really Jim? I covet VH!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:34am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well - Google yields :
Eddie Van Halen Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography ...
www.biography.com... - Cached
Eddie Van Halen (born January 26, 1955)
- Was pretty sure he was a Sun in Aquarius...
  Wed. 5/8/13 8:34am Cecile:

This brings back so many memories. Sniff.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:35am fred:

Now I have a deep craving to see Keiji Haino again. I haven't this year, I'm suffering from withdrawal symptoms.
Time to put that JA in the AM shot glass to work, on a rare Wednesday off
  Wed. 5/8/13 8:36am Cecile:

Avatar    Wed. 5/8/13 8:37am Michael:

Ditto Cecile. Wonderful to hear them.
  Wed. 5/8/13 8:37am common:

oh, thank you for the minutemen in the morn!!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:39am fred:

The minutemen is one of the rare bands I wish I had seen live
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:39am Cheri Pi:

JA this is a real treat!!! thank you so much.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:39am Cheri Pi:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:41am Cheri Pi:

I saw them in 1985 Fred..can't even beleive it.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:42am John Allen:

my pleaseure on the minutemen. i found this in a box of latin records a friend had in storage for years
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:43am Cheri Pi:

WHAAAAAAAAAAAA????? OMG. great find.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:43am fred:

CP, I'm jealous. Not so much of your seeing them as of your having such great taste at such an early age
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:46am Cheri Pi:

I owe my great musical taste to having moved to Cincinnati in 1984 from Redmond, WA. we had the best radio stations ever there.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:46am Looms:

There is goes again :)
  Wed. 5/8/13 8:46am Cecile:

I love the ads. Lo-budget.
  Wed. 5/8/13 8:46am common:

goddamn this is great!!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:46am northguineahills:

Ha, by the time I was in High School, the Smashing Pumpkins were as underground as Spin could get (in the early-mid 90s)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:47am Cheri Pi:

these Spin shows were the best!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:48am Jim Devoid:

Wow, must have been sleepwalking/listing when I thought I heard this on NPR this morning...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:49am Jim Devoid:

  Wed. 5/8/13 8:50am Cecile:

Yeah, and all-ages shows are wonderful for developing taste.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:54am fred:

To my enduring shame, back in 1985 I think I was into Pink Floyd, The Police, Michael Jackson, U2, and Iron Maiden. Sigh.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:55am Cheri Pi:

Fred-I was into all of them too!!! no shame, free-form tastes! add Dio, the Doors and culture club to my list.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:55am Andrew Waterloo:

@fred. I was into the wrong things too
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:55am Rich in Washington:

I must get this Spin(?) magazine.
It sounds very underground.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:55am Rich in Washington:

Maybe they have it at Tower.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:56am Cheri Pi:

Damnit Jim! today is not EVH's birthday :(
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:58am beavoux:

There are no "wrong things". Whatever sounds like music to you.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:58am Jeezy:

What album is this Hiss track from?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:58am fred:

I never liked the Doors. But I also liked Bananarama at the time, and I'm still not ashamed of that
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 8:59am John Allen:

new one s/t
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:00am Jeezy:

Cool thanks John
  Fri. 5/10/13 9:31am mattk:

I've had the mintuemen in my head since you played that great recording. Going to listen to the archive now. A friend put one of their songs on a mix tape for me in the late-80's, but I haven't heard their other songs.
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